Build your business, create a budget, and pay your bills. Improve your business processes while making accounting and financial management easy. Drowning in debits and credits? Bogged down in bags of paperwork? It's time to break free of the daily accounting grind and focus on making your business grow! With this book to help, "QuickBooks 2004" will get your finances in order so you can get down to business. Stephen L. Nelson, MBA, CPA provides accounting, business advisory, and tax preparation and planning services to small businesses. He is the author of over 100 books on computer and business topics.This title features: the dummies way explanations in plain English; 'get in, get out' information; icons and other navigational aids; tear-out cheat sheet; top ten lists; and, a dash of humor and fun. This title helps you to discover how to: balance your books and print checks; generate comprehensive financial reports; design your own invoices and statements; determine which customers owe money; and, estimate projects and track expenses.
Introduction.Part IInterview.Chapter 2: Lots of Lists.Chapter 3: Sharing QuickBooks Files.Part II: Daily Chores.Chapter 4: Invoices and Credit Memos.Chapter 5: Reeling In the Dough.Chapter 6: Paying Bills.Chapter 7: Inventory Magic.Chapter 8: Keeping Your Checkbook.Chapter 9: Paying with Plastic.Part III: Stuff You Do Every So Often.Chapter 10: Check Printing 101.Chapter 11: Online with QuickBooks.Chapter 12: Payroll.Chapter 13: The Balancing Act.Chapter 14: Reporting On the State of Affairs.Chapter 15: QuickBooks Dirty Work.Chapter 16: Building the Perfect Budget.Part IV: The Part of Tens.Chapter 17: (Almost) Ten Knowledge Nuggets about Web-ifying Your Business.Chapter 18: (Almost) Ten Tips for Business Owners.Chapter 19: Tips for Handling (Almost) Ten Tricky Situations.Chapter 20: (Almost) Ten Little Ideas for Saving Big on Business Taxes.Chapter 21: (Almost) Ten Secret Business Formulas.Part V: Appendixes.Appendix A: Installing QuickBooks in Ten Easy Steps.Appendix B: If Numbers Are Your Friends.Appendix C: Project Estimating, Billing, and Tracking.Index.